GGR415H5 Geographies of Indigenous Health
Indigenous people of Canada — the First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples — have very rich and diverse histories. However, common to most are large disparities in health compared to the non-Indigenous population. This seminar course will examine the health conditions of Indigenous peoples in Canada including a focus on the geographic, historic and contemporary factors leading to health disparities and inequalities. The course will also examine health and well-being through an Indigenous worldview.
Credits: Social Science
Lecture hours: 24
Prerequisite: 14.0 credits including GGR353H5
Core Skills Developed
- understanding of Indigenous perspectives of health
- library research and writing skills